Demonic Damon

Matt Damon From Liberace Boy Toy To Pedophile Priest?

matt-damon-2-537x357If you’re still breathless after seeing Matt Damon in that revealing bikini in the Liberace bio Behind the Candelabra, how will you feel when he pulls back the covers on the Catholic Church pedophilia scandals?

TheWrap reports the acclaimed actor is in talks to star in  what’s described as an All The President’s Men-style take (it’s tough, but we’re resisting the easy Deep Throat joke) on the ongoing controversy of the Church’s cover-up of pedophile priests in Massachusetts that’s rattled much of the world.

The screenplay is based on the investigation by the Boston Globe’s reporters, who spoke with many victims and dug into thousands of pages of documents. All of this eventually “led to the resignation of Cardinal Bernard Law, who ignored years of serial abuse by other priests, and opened the floodgates to other disturbing revelations around the world.” The articles garnered the crack team of reporters the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

According to TheWrap, the Boston-native Damon hasn’t yet read the screenplay so no one knows whether he’ll play a roving reporter or a rogue priest.

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  • socaliscorpio

    he was so hot in BTC!!!!!!!!

  • Tone

    As much as I want to see the Roman Catholic church held fully accountable for their many unspeakable acts, I think this might be a mistake for Matt Damon, especially if he plays a perp.

    Such a film would be utterly heartbreaking to watch, and once an actor plays the part of someone so evil, it’s difficult to look at them in any other role without conjuring up the memory of the evil character they once portrayed. I have not been able to enjoy a Brian Dennehy film since his played John Wayne Gacy.

  • Mr. E. Jones

    Will straight media praise him for being so brave for playing a pedo priest?

  • 2eo

    Paedophile priest?

    Is there any other kind?, surely we are at the point where we can just refer to them as a priest.

  • Saika

    @Tone: Same here with Kathy Bates (Annie Wilkes, Misery). Every time I see her, I think “oh s***, that b’s about to bring out the sledgehammer!”

  • balehead

    Kinda think once again Hollywood won’t be solving anything….except their bank accounts…

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Anything that sheds light on this Catholic den of iniquities is fine by me. My mind associates their fancy garb with sexual predators. The collar now serves as a warning for the darkness behind it. The Catholic Church has no business telling us to be something we are not, especially when they have proven, time and again, they they are something that they are not.

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